The Land of Israel; a Journal of Travels in Palestine, Undertaken with Special Reference to its Physical Character. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1865.
. Large 8vo. Pp. xx, 651. With 2 folding maps (of which one coloured of the Dead Sea), 12 full page plates (4 chromolithograph views), and many textual illustrations. Marginal stain to frontispiece and title, and some staining to a few plates. Original pictorial cloth, decorated in gilt, somewhat rubbed. First edition of this well written acccount of the author's extensive travels in the Holy Land. He was particulary interested in the basin of the Dead Sea, the districts east of Jordan, as being the least accessible to travellers. "Sein werk ist für die naturgeschichte Palästinas unentbehrlich" Tobler p. 203.
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